Nick Mescia lives and works in Cambridge, MA, where he operates a private practice currently offered online. Nick’s training and experiences comprise psychological testing, professional research, and clinical work, including Hospitals, Veterans Administrations, University Counseling Centers, Community Mental Health Centers, and Interdisciplinary Health Organizations.
Nick's style is warm, candid, and empathetic, with a touch of humor. He works with clients from a diverse background suffering from a variety of challenges, and includes adults, adolescents and couples in his practice. He has a particular interest in the effects of trauma on human development, especially Complex Trauma, which can be defined as long-term exposure to neglect, abuse and other adverse experiences. Nick's ultimate goal is to help clients gain greater self-understanding, knowledge and skills to live richer, more rewarding lives. He believes this is best accomplished over time through collaboration in an open and supportive environment. The core of Nick's professional work is a trusting and supportive therapeutic relationship—this alliance has been consistently identified within outcome research as a key factor of therapy success.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect
Nicholas Mescia is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 12 years
University of Miami, M.S. Ed. Counseling Psychology, 2011
University of North Carolina - Western Carolina, M.A. Clinical Psychology, 2006